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Endplays II


West

Pass
North
1 H
4 H
East
Pass
AP
South
2 H
Board 1
None Vul
S A J 9 7
H A Q 10 9 6
D A 8 4
C 2
Trick
1 E
2 E
3 N
4 N
5 S
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 W
Lead
D J
D 7
H A
C 2!
C 3
H 6
C 9
D 8!
S 10
2nd
2
3
2
4
6
8
7
9
J
3rd
6?
Q
5
A
H 9
J
H 10
5
Q
4th
4!
A
3
5
8
4
10
K
3
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
6 2
6 3
S 10 4 2
H 4 3
D K Q 6
C K J 7 6 5
TableS K Q 8
H 8 2
D J 10 9 7
C Q 10 8 4
Bidding
Play
 
Follow up major raise
Holdup play
Ruff/discard endplay
S 6 5 3
H K J 7 5
D 5 3 2
C A 9 3
4 H by North8 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 4 +420


West

2 S
North

Pass
East
1 S
4 S
South
Pass
AP
Board 2
N-S Vul
S 7 4
H 9 6 5
D A Q 8
C A 9 8 4 3
Trick
1 S
2 E
3 E
4 W
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 N
9 E
Lead
H Q
S A
H 2!
H 4
S 5
H 7
C Q
C 4
D 2
2nd
3
2
8
9
8
C 3
7
K
7
3rd
5
3
A
S 9
10
S 6
2
6
10!
4th
K
4
6
10
7
J
A
5
Q
W L
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
6 1
7 1
7 2
S Q 10 3
H A 7 4 3
D K 10 5 3
C 5 2
TableS A K J 9 6 5
H K 2
D 6 4 2
C K Q
Bidding
Play 
Follow up major raise
Ruff/discard endplay
S 8 2
H Q J 10 8
D J 9 7
C J 10 7 6
4 S by East8 top tricksN endplayed, lose 1made 4 -420


West

2 S
North

Pass
East

4 S
South
Pass
AP
Board 3
E-W Vul
S K J
H K 9 8 6
D 10 7 2
C J 9 8 4
Trick
1 N
2 E
3 W
4 S
5 E
6 W
7 E
8 W
9 N
10 W
Lead
H 6
H 7!
C 2!
C 5
H J
S 10
C 7
S Q
D 2
D 3
2nd
A
2
9
3
Q
J
6
K
5
7
3rd
5
S 6
K
8
S 7
A
S 8
3
J
8!
4th
4
8
A
Q
9
2
4
H 3
A
K
W L
1 0
2 0
2 1
3 1
4 1
5 1
6 1
6 2
7 2
7 3
S Q 10 9 8 7 6
H 4
D A 9 4 3
C 3 2
TableS A 5 4 3
H A J 7
D Q 8 5
C K Q 7
Bidding
Play


 
Resp to weak two-bid
Elimination technique
Ruff/discard endplay
If Pavlicek-style weak
two-bids respond 2 NT
S 2
H Q 10 5 3 2
D K J 6
C A 10 6 5
4 S by West7 top tricksWin the restmade 4 -620


West
Pass
Pass
AP
North
1 C
2 NT
East
2 H
Pass
South
2 S
4 S
Board 4
Both Vul
S K 4 3
H K 7 3
D A J 4
C K 5 3 2
Trick
1 W
2 E
3 S
4 S
5 E
6 N
7 S
8 N
9 S
10 N
Lead
H 2
C 9
S Q
D 5
D 2
H 7
S 5
D 4
C 4
H K
2nd
3
A!
8
10
7
4
9
3
8
A
3rd
Q
Q
3
J!
8
S 10
K
S 6
K
C 6!
4th
J
2
2
Q
A
6
7
9
H 5
9
W L
0 1
1 1
2 1
2 2
3 2
4 2
5 2
6 2
7 2
7 3
S 9 8
H 9 6 2
D K 10 9 8
C Q J 10 8
TableS 7 2
H A Q 10 8 5 4
D Q 6 3 2
C 9
Bidding

Play
 
Cope with overcall
Choose best game
Elimination technique
Avoidance finesse
S A Q J 10 6 5
H J
D 7 5
C A 7 6 4
4 S by South9 top tricksEast is endplayedmade 4 +620


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